The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 9 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.35% 7.14% 23.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 21.74% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Average daily rate £263 £263 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.10% +86.90%
Unix
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 26.09% 32.86% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 8
Average daily rate £225 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +22.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +1.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Wolverhampton region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Wolverhampton region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Unix
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Unix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unix.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) Database Theory
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database Theory
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Unix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Database Theory
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat